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Iran

Iran Transport Stats

Definitions

  • Airports: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
  • Airports > Per capita: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Commute > Distance: Distance. Based on 0-50 contributions for Argentina, Armenia, Austria and 63 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 5 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, and United States. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from January, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Distance".
  • Gross value added by transport, storage and communication: Gross Value Added by Kind of Economic Activity at current prices - US dollars.
  • Inefficiency index: Each country's inefficiency rating in regards to traffic. Long commute times, poor traffic laws and other factors are taken into consideration.
  • Ports and terminals: This entry lists major ports and terminals primarily on the basis of the amount of cargo tonnage shipped through the facilities on an annual basis. In some instances, the number of containers handled or ship visits were also considered.
  • Rail > Railway length: Railway length in kilometers.
  • Railways > Total > Per capita: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Road > Expressway length: Expressway length (km).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people: Motor vehicles per 1000 people.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Road > Motorway density: Meters of motorway per square kilometer.
  • Road > Motorway length: Total network length of all motorways in km.
  • Road network length > Km: Length of road network in kilometers in European Union countries.
  • Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people: Passenger cars (per 1,000 people). Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver).
  • Waterways: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 319 2013 22nd out of 235
Airports > Per capita 5.06 per 1 million people 2007 142nd out of 221
Commute > Distance 1.25 km 2013 5th out of 6
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 52.99 billion 2012 17th out of 204
Inefficiency index 237.21 2013 1st out of 6
Ports and terminals Bandar-e Asaluyeh, Bandar Abbas, Bandar Emam Khomeyni 2013
Rail > Railway length 11,106 km 2014 22nd out of 147
Railways > Total > Per capita 0.128 km per 1,000 people 2008 58th out of 104
Road > Expressway length 1,429 km 2014 25th out of 59
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 200 2014 72nd out of 191
Road > Motorway density 30.3 m of motorway per square km 2014 71st out of 93
Road > Motorway length 751 km 2014 47th out of 93
Road network length > Km 2014 29th out of 219
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 113 2008 65th out of 116
Waterways 850 km 2012 22nd out of 31

Citation

"Iran Transport Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Iran/Transport

Iran Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 60 Railways 15
Commute 3 Road 5
Maritime 109 Roads 8
Merchant marine 18 Roadways 6
Pipelines 15 Space 5
  • Iran ranked second for airports amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • Iran ranked first for airports > with paved runways > total amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2013.